On the 49th anniversary of Earth Day, guest speakers Dana Nuccitelli and Jerry Hinkle, experts on Climate Policy and Economics will being their “Climate Roadshow” to Fresno City College. They present non partisan, peer reviewed science on the relationship between climate change and wildfires. Effective solutions that will benefit the Central Valley climate and economy are presented.
Co-sponsored by: Citizens’ Climate Lobby Fresno, Fresno City College Students for Sustainable Action Club, Central California Asthma Collaborative, Central California Environmental Justice Network, Fresno Metro Ministry, the Tehipite Chapter of the Sierra Club and the WILPF Fresno, Earth Democracy Issues Group.
Dana Nuccitelli is an environmental scientist, writer, and author of ‘Climatology versus Pseudoscience,’ published in 2015. Dana received a bachelor’s degree in astrophysics from UC Berkeley and a master’s degree in physics from UC Davis before becoming an environmental scientist, based in the Sacramento area. Dana has been researching climate science, economics, and solutions since 2006 . He has published 10 peer-reviewed studies related to climate change, most notably on the 97 percent expert consensus among climate scientists that humans are primarily responsible for the observed global warming since 1950.
Dana has been writing about the subject since 2010 for outlets including Skeptical Science and The Guardian. He also writes for Yale Climate Solutions (YCC), a nonpartisan, multimedia service providing daily broadcast radio programming and original web-based reporting, commentary, and analysis on the issue of climate change.
Jerry Hinkle had a 35 year career as an economist in the banking industry. He holds master’s degrees in Economy and Climate Policy and advocates pricing carbon to use the market to adequately address climate change. Jerry has given more than 100 public presentations on the risks of climate change since 2001. He began lobbying Congress for strong climate policy in 2006 and is currently the Northern California Coordinator for Citizens’ Climate Lobby. In addition, he serves on CCL’s Board of Directors.